Lúkas Emil Johansen

Lúkas Emil Johansen was born in 2005. He was three years old when he discovered his passion for acting and at 8 years old he got the opportunity to audition for the first time when he was cast in the play, Óvitar, in the Icelandic national theater. Despite young age, Lúkas has extensive experience in the world of acting. His earlier works include roles in the TV series Vitjanir (Fractures), Brot (The Valhalla Murders), and the lead role in Loforð (Promises). In 2018 Lúkas played the lead role in the Icelandic blockbuster Víti í Vestmannaeyjum. The film was later adapted into a TV series. Shortly after that Lúkas Emil became one of the first children to host the popular children’s show Stundin Okkar, which has been on air since 1966. 

During his career as an actor, Lúkas Emil has been involved in many different projects, both on stage and in front of the camera. In 2022, Lúkas starred in the short film The Ocean Listens To No One, produced by Sensor and Ghetto Film School in New York. The same year he played a supporting role in the TV series Hvítar lygar, produced by The Icelandic National Broadcasting Service, RÚV, which is yet to be released. Additionally he played a leading role in the unreleased short film Stormur, the film Þrot and a supporting role in the radio drama Vetrafrí. 

Other earlier works include a role in the play Ronja in the national theater of Iceland 2018-2019, a leading role in the short film Pabbahelgi in 2017, a supporting role in the TV series Fólkið í blokkinni in 2013 and the same year a part in the yearly comedy show on national television, Áramótaskaupið. 

Lúkas has also worked as a voice actor, taking on the role of Ryder in the Icelandic version of Paw Patrol as well as Pugsley in The Addams Family. He has also appeared in several commercials. Lúkas Emil graduated from Reykjavík City Theatre’s acting program in 2020. Before that, he had participated in various acting courses and theater groups.